September 22, 2021
News Brief: Deok-Ho Kim awarded ISBF Mid-Career Award
Deok-Ho Kim, associate professor of biomedical engineering, has been named a recipient of the International Society for Biofabrication Mid-Career Award.
June 8, 2021
Jean Fan receives NSF Early CAREER Award
Jean Fan, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, is a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Award, which recognizes early stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence.
March 17, 2021
Jamie Spangler appointed the William R. Brody Faculty Scholar
Jamie Spangler, assistant professor in the departments of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been appointed the William R. Brody Faculty Scholar.
February 23, 2021
Meet Jean Fan, assistant professor of biomedical engineering
In this interview, Fan discusses her research using imaging and sequencing technologies to study genes, the impact she hopes her work will produce, her non-profit organization that works to encourage young girls to become interested in science, and more.
February 10, 2021
Meet Ji Yi, assistant professor of biomedical engineering
Ji Yi joined the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering as an assistant professor in September 2020. In this interview, Yi discusses his passion for science and engineering, his current research in designing and building microscopic tools to view biological structures, his goals as a new faculty member, and more.
February 5, 2021
Meet Adam Charles, assistant professor of BME
Adam Charles joined Hopkins BME as an assistant professor in July 2020. In this interview, Charles discusses his research developing mathematical models and algorithms to understand the brain, his goals for the future, and career advice for students.
February 4, 2021
3 Questions: Alexis Battle
Alexis Battle, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and her team have developed software that, if paired with expanded sample collection practices, could help identify more causes of genetic disorders.
January 25, 2021
Meet Justus Kebschull, assistant professor of BME
Justus Kebschull joined Hopkins BME in January 2021. Learn more about his research, a "eureka moment," his goals for the future, and more.
January 20, 2021
Salzberg named a 2020 Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery
Steven Salzberg, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, and Biostatistics, has been named a 2020 Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.
January 5, 2021
Natalia Trayanova named a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
Natalia Trayanova, the Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) for her contributions to the field of cardiology.
December 23, 2020
Andrew Feinberg named Hagler Fellow at Texas A&M University
The Hagler Institute for Advanced Study at Texas A&M announced Andrew Feinberg, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Epigenetics, as one of ten Hagler Fellows for its Class of 2020-21.
December 8, 2020
Eight from Hopkins BME earn Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards
41 multidisciplinary endeavors have been selected to receive support this year from Johns Hopkins University's Discovery Awards program. Eight of these endeavors include faculty from the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
December 8, 2020
Two from Hopkins BME named to National Academy of Inventors
Rama Chellappa and Nitish Thakor, faculty in the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering, have been elected as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.
November 24, 2020
Natalia Trayanova receives the 2021 Douglas P. Zipes Lectureship Award
Natalia Trayanova, the Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been selected to receive the 2021 Douglas P. Zipes Lectureship Award, given jointly by the Heart Rhythm Society and the Cardiac Electrophysiology Society.
November 2, 2020
Sarma wins inauguaral Pitch It On! Competition for female inventors
Sridevi Sarma, an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, won $10,000 in Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures’ Pitch It On! competition for female inventors.
October 15, 2020
Synthetic biologist wins prestigious Packard Fellowship
Reza Kalhor, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, edits the genetic code to enable cells to record their own growth—a key to unlocking the origins of developmental abnormalities.
September 14, 2020
Casey Overby Taylor earns Genomic Innovator Award
Casey Overby Taylor, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins, has received a Genomic Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health’s National Human Genome Research Institute.
August 25, 2020
René Vidal and team receive MoDL award from the National Science Foundation-Simons Foundation
René Vidal, the Herschel L. Seder Professor in Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering, is leading a team of engineers, mathematicians, and theoretical computer scientists from multiple institutions who seek to revolutionize our understanding of the mathematical and scientiﬁc foundations of deep learning.
August 25, 2020
Johns Hopkins welcomes back Jude Phillip as new faculty member
Jude Phillip is joining Hopkins BME as one of its newest core faculty members, and he will be welcomed by some familiar faces. He is returning to the school where his interest in aging began as he pursued his PhD studies under the mentorship Denis Wirtz, Theophilus Halley Smoot Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
August 6, 2020
Sarma and Winslow earn NSF RAPID award to optimize ventilator therapy
Supported by an NSF Rapid Response Research award, Johns Hopkins biomedical engineers Sridevi Sarma and Raimond Winslow are creating data-driven models to ensure that COVID-19 patients in intensive care units receive optimal ventilator therapy.
July 13, 2020
Meet Rama Chellappa, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Rama Chellappa joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering with a joint appointment in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the spring of 2020. In this interview, he discusses his inspiration for pursuing a career in engineering, his research in computer vision and medical imaging, his goals for the future, and how he enjoys spending his time while outside the lab.
June 29, 2020
Meet Casey Overby Taylor, assistant professor of BME
Casey Overby-Taylor joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the spring of 2020. In this interview, she discusses what sparked her interest in engineering, what she hopes to accomplish in the future, and her research on incorporating digital health tools into clinical research and healthcare practices.
June 22, 2020
Meet Patrick Kanold, professor of BME
Patrick Kanold joined the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering as a professor in July 2020. In this interview, he shares details on his passion for science and neuroengineering, describes his biggest research accomplishments, and provides a look at what he enjoys doing outside of the lab.
June 18, 2020
Jamie Spangler earns Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award
Jamie Spangler, assistant professor of biomedical engineering and chemical and biomolecular engineering, is among the thirty-six early-career faculty members selected to receive a 2020 Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award.
June 8, 2020
Rachel Karchin receives $180k grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Rachel Karchin, professor of biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, is among this year’s cohort of scientists selected to receive funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
May 20, 2020
Meet Scott Wilson, assistant professor of BME
Scott Wilson joined the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering as an assistant professor in January 2020. In this interview, he discusses his research in biomaterials and immunoengineering, a memorable “eureka” moment, and his goals for the future.
April 3, 2020
Artificial intelligence pioneer Rama Chellappa named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Rama Chellappa's work in computer vision, pattern recognition, and machine learning has a range of applications—including medicine.
March 30, 2020
René Vidal elected to the AIMBE College of Fellows
René Vidal, the Herschel L. Seder Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering's College of Fellows.
February 28, 2020
Jamie Spangler receives grant through Bisciotti Foundation Translational Fund
Jamie Spangler, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is among three faculty from Johns Hopkins to receive a grant through the Bisciotti Foundation Translational Fund.